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boltonbros

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I just got to thinking. Are the heavier rate springs supposed to go on top or bottom. all the ones I seen were on bottom. But if they were on top wouldnt it keep the plastic spacer from getting worn out by always sliding on the shock esspecially the threaded part. Thanks
 

cleartoy

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Heavy spring on bottom. If you put it on top with a light spring on bottom, you would have a digressive spring rate riding like [daddy didnt love me] over little stuf and bottoming the s h i t out of it on big hits.

Just like tires, some things just wear out.
 

ESB4130

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yes. definetly heavy spring on bottom. the retainer rings and the plastic divider are designed to work like that. the truck rides on the softer spring at ride hieght and a very little amount of uptravel from ride height (typically), and then when the coil divider hits the rings on up travel, ti engages only the heavy spring. if you did that backwards it simply would not work correctly
 
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